14 WordPress Plug-ins You Must Have

In this post we are going to discuss ‘WordPress Plug-ins’ which are must have for any smooth-sailing blogger. So first thing first, What are plug-ins?


What Are Plug-ins?

Plug-ins are additional software components that adds a specific feature to an existing application. In case of WordPress, it enables customization. Plug-ins can extend wordpress to do anything you can imagine.

14 WordPress Plug-ins You Must Have :-

Akismet :

Akismet is a widely used plug-in for spam protection.

Google XML Sitemaps :

This plug-in is used for generating and submitting sitemaps to google.

Redirection And Bing 404 :

If any 404 error occurs this plug-in would take care of it.

Hyper Cache :

Performance enhancement plug-in which improves site load time by caching pages.

Yoast WordPress SEO :

This is by-far the best Search Engine Optimization plug-in i’ve encountered and used.

WordPress PDA :

If your theme is not responsive and doesn’t support mobile screen viewing then this plug-in will help make it viewable.

WordPress.com Stats :

Use this plug-in to check basic analytic data and traffic in real time from within the dashboard.

Automatic WordPress Backup :

Make backups of your theme, posts and comments with this plug-in.


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Debug-Queries :

This is used for SQL query Debugging.

Smart Youtube :

Embed Youtube videos efficiently with this great plug-in.

Slideshare :

Used for embedding slideshare presentations to your posts.

WP-Associatizer :

This plug-in is used for rewriting Amazon URLs including the associate ID.

WP-Paginate :

WP-Paginate is a simple and flexible pagination plugin which provides users with better navigation on your WordPress site.

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These are the plug-ins which are essential for any blogger and some of them are even recommended by one of the top bloggers, Amit Agarwal on his blog.

I feel that this list is missing one key plug-in that must be here, so my recommendation is :

Share This :

This plug-in is used for displaying social share buttons below the posts which makes it easier for readers to share the content they like.


Try these add-ons one by one and do provide feedback on whether you liked them or not in the comments below.

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2 thoughts on “14 WordPress Plug-ins You Must Have

  1. book of ra online says:

    Hmm it looks like your blog ate my first comment (it was super long) so I guess
    I’ll just sum it up what I had written and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog.
    I too am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to everything.
    Do you have any helpful hints for newbie blog writers?
    I’d really appreciate it.

    • Aditya Singh says:

      Sorry for your comment maybe spam-detecting software encountered a false-positive. Anyways thanks.
      And yes i’ve written few posts for newbie bloggers and will be publishing some more in couple of days.

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